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The Situation with the BTC-e Crypto Exchange Takes Unexpected Turns

Yesterday the BTC-e crypto currency exchange went offline with some unexpected technical issues cited as the problem. The website is still not available online and there has been some unexpected, yet interesting development happening in the meantime. Reuters has reported… Continue Reading →

Official Information From Genesis Mining Regarding Delayed Payouts

Users of the Genesis Mining cloud mining service have reported that the last few days they did not get their regular daily payments. Today the company has revealed details for the reason of the payment delays and their plan to… Continue Reading →

AMD Polaris ETH Mining Performance Drop Might Not Actually Happen

If you remember last month we have warned that a possible Ethereum Hashrate Drop for Radeon RX400/RX500 GPUs is Incoming. The slow decrease of mining hashrate for Ethereum (ETH) on AMD Polaris-based GPUs was a bit puzzling as it was… Continue Reading →

Bitcoin Cash (BCC) Forking Bitcoin on August 1st

The fears of unintentional Bitcoin split due to the activation of SegWit may have been averted and chances of this happening may be low, but that does not stop people from actually doing intentional fork of Bitcoin (BTC). Bitcoin Cash… Continue Reading →

Signatum (SIGN) Crypto Coin With New SkunkHash-Raptor Algorithm

We were feeling a bit nostalgic for the old times where a new altcoin with a fresh algorithm and a new miner will launch and we would just go and mine it. Signatum (SIGT) has just offered what we needed… Continue Reading →

Where to Track SegWit (Segregated Witness) Adoption Progress

SegWit (Segregated Witness) adoption for Bitcoin (BTC) is currently underway as a means to increase the capacity of the Bitcoin blockchain blocks by separating signatures from transactions thus reducing the size of transactions. The problem with too much transactions on… Continue Reading →

Get Free Crypto Coins if You Own Bitcoins (BTC)

Do you know that there are some crypto coins that are doing airdrops to owners of Bitcoin? This means that if you are holding BTC in a wallet that allows you to sign messages (local or online one) you can… Continue Reading →

New NiceHash Miner Legacy 1.8.0.1 With Updates and Fixes

With the release of their version 2 of NiceHash Miner there are two different versions of the software available now. The old branch version 1 is now called NiceHash Miner Legacy and it is intended for more advanced users while… Continue Reading →

Innosilicon A5 DashMaster X11 ASIC Miner to Offer 30.2 GHS

If you were surprised by yesterday’s announcement from Bitmain with their 15 GHS X11 ASIC miner, then the new X11 ASIC from Innosilicon will surprise you even more. The Innosilicon A5 DashMaster is claimed to be capable of delivering up… Continue Reading →

New BitMain Antminer D3 ASIC Offering 15 GHS X11 Hashrate

BitMain has released their first X11 ASIC miner for DASH and the initial batch was sold out in no time. It is no wonder as the specifications of the device claim 15 GHS X11 hashrate for 1200W of power usage,… Continue Reading →

Trying Out the AsRock H110 Pro BTC+ With 13x GTX 1070

We have been playing around with the AsRock H110 Pro BTC+ motherboard for crypto mining with support for up to 13x GPUs and we can already share some feedback based on our experience with it. So far we have tried… Continue Reading →

Use and Mining Performance of the Gigabyte NP106D5-6G GPU

Yesterday we have shared our First Impressions from the Gigabyte NP106D5-6G GPU Built for Crypto Mining and today we are going to talk a bit more about actually mining with the GPU and what to expect from it in terms… Continue Reading →

First Impressions from the Gigabyte NP106D5-6G GPU Built for Crypto Mining

Gigabyte NP106D5-6G is a variation of the Nvidia GP106-100 GPU targeted at miners and based off the consumer GeForce GTX 1060. Originally Nvidia had plans to sell these only to large miners, but apparently big partners such as Asus and… Continue Reading →

Excavator Miner 1.2.10a With Performance Improvements

We just gave a try of the latest NiceHash Excavator 1.2.10 alpha miner (source) that includes new algorithms and some performance improvements. It has been a while since we have played with last, so there are some changes that we… Continue Reading →

Building a Simple Mining Rig Restarter with Raspberry Pi

Making your own solution for restarting a mining rig that has frozen is relatively simple for pretty much anyone, you just need a Raspberry Pi board and a couple of 5V relay boards and you can be up and running… Continue Reading →

NiceHash Has Added Support for the X11-Gost Algorithm

You can now start selling your hashrate or alternatively buying such for the X11-Gost algorithm used by SIBCoin (SIB) on NiceHash. SIBCoin is mostly supported by the Russian community, but in the last couple of months it has been growing… Continue Reading →

Counterfeit Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti Cards Out in The Wild

We should start that what you see in the video above is not a joke, it is real and what we got with an order of GTX 1080 Ti video cards from a reputable European online retailer. Three seemingly brand… Continue Reading →

We Got Our Hands on an AsRock H110 Pro BTC+ 13x GPU Mining Moitherboard

Thanks to AsRock we already have a sample of their new H110 Pro BTC+ crypto mining motherboard with 13 PCI-E slots for testing, so you can expect a review soon. The motherboard should start appearing on the market sometime later… Continue Reading →

Sapphire Also to Release AMD-based Crypto Mining GPUs

Not a lot of details about the upcoming AMD-based Crypto Mining GPUs from Sapphire Yet, though they have been already listed for pre-order over at Overclockers UK. There are four Sapphire Mining Edition video cards listed that are based on… Continue Reading →

New Optimized Ethminer for Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 GPUs

There is a new development version of the ethminer 0.11.0rc1 (source) available that brings CUDA performance improvements especially optimized for GTX 1060 GPUs. People are reporting a couple of megahashes increase in the performance of GTX 1060 GPUs over what… Continue Reading →

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